I have a girlfriend in Venezuela: Rahul

Munshiganj (Amethi), July 30: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said he has a girlfriend living in Venezuela.

Asked about the nationality of his girl friend, Rahul said that "it is a tricky question. Her parents are Spanish but she has been living in Venezuela for a long time."

Asked about his marriage plans, he ruled out wedding in the near future.

Rahul came out with all this information during an informal interaction at a tea party he hosted for media persons here.

Rahul talked about various subjects raised by the journalists, including his reading habit and the current political situation in the country.

He said he was currently reading a book, titled Rise of BJP in North India. The other book he is currently engrossed with is History of Modern Warfare in Afghanistan. `EB`EBThese days I am busy reading a book `F3 how to keep journalists happy,`ED`ED he said in a lighter vain.

Asked to comment on the current state of politics in India, Rahul said he considered himself "too inexperienced" to comment as he has spent hardly a few months in politics. "Maybe after 30 years I shall be able to comment on the state of politics in India."

To another question, Rahul said his entry into politics had an effect on his personal life. "See I have been moving around with security personnel in tow," He said.

Replying to another query, he favoured governments of the same party at the Centre and in states. Rahul went from table to table with a smile speaking to reporters and posing for photographs.